Episode 30 – Finding Entrepreneurial Spirit with Jim Dever

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In this week’s episode of the Jackson Hole Connection, Stephan visits with Dr. Jim Dever. Jim is a professor and Florida State University, started 10 businesses from the ground up and “retired” at the age of 41. Jim went back to school at the age of 50 to pursue his PHD in entrepreneurship to pursue his passion of teaching. Full disclosure, Jim’s connection to Jackson Hole is his cousin, your host, Stephan Abrams.

In this episode, Stephan and Jim talk about operating a business, creating a business on a shoestring budget, helping Veterans, developing relationships, working with competitors and early “retirement.”

To connect with Jim directly, email jdever@fsu.edu

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Hello podcast world. I am Stephan Abrams the host and creator of The Jackson Hole Connection. I’ve been living in Jackson Hole, Wyoming since the summer of 1999, when I moved here to visit with my brother. I immediately fell in love with this place and knew I would call Jackson Hole my home...

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